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Have hp compaq nc8000, has lines running vertically down screen. have a feeling it's a top of the range screen, but don't know where to look to confirm the type of screen

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  • kerrie1957 Aug 21, 2008

    very helpful, thanks

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Usually it will tell you if you right click on your desktop and go to personalise or somthing to that effect then go to settings. it should say just underneath the little box with the windows in it.
more help needed then email me on milliprowd21@yahoo.co.uk
regards
matt

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  • milliprowd21 Aug 21, 2008

    any time

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    matt

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Fixing 'Out of range', 'Format not supported' message


When the video card signal exceeds the frequency allowed for the monitor, the following error message may occur:
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To avoid the message, lower the resolution or vertical frequency of the video card.
Reboot the system and use the VGA mode to force the video card driver to lower its resolution. Follow these steps.
1. Shut down and restart the system.
For consumer systems such as HP Pavilion desktop PCs, push the Power button once.
For commercial systems such as HP business desktop PCs, hold down the Power button for five seconds.
2. Immediately after seeing the HP/Compaq logo screen, press F8 at system startup to initiate the bootup menu.
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4. After Microsoft Windows completes its bootup process, access the Display Properties and select a desired resolution, which is compatible to the connected monitor. Reboot

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From Microsoft: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/display_change_screen_resolution.mspx?mfr=true

and here:
http://www.helpwithpcs.com/tipsandtricks/changing-screen-resolution-win-xp.htm

and here:
http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-change-screen-resolution-in-windows-xp-and-windoiws-7

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Changing ram on a compaq nc8000


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YOu can change or upgrade the ram by either of the two sites below,
www.memory-express.co.uk/M--Compaq--Business+Notebook--NC8000.html

or

www.datamemorysystems.com/Compaq-memory/Business-Notebook-nc8000


Hope my info solves your problem...
Thanx for using fixya.

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